Introducing Alexa Live–a Free, Online Conference for Voice Developers


While developers all over the world are building engaging skills, and many even their own voice businesses, now is the time for brands and developers to invest in voice as a strategic opportunity. The Alexa team is constantly inventing new ways for you to take your skills to the next level. This includes creating tools you can use to build, defining the techniques to make skills more delightful, and sharing these concepts with the skill-building community. We’re excited to showcase these inventions to developers around the world during Alexa Live, Alexa’s first online-only conference for voice developers. This free online conference will take place May 2, 2019, from 9am-1pm PT.

Whether you’re new to Alexa or an experienced developer, you can learn something new at Alexa Live. There’s content for novice developers looking to get started with voice. There’s also content for professional developers looking to enhance their Alexa skills and scale the impact of voice through monetization. Register now to reserve your spot.

4 Tracks and 18 Sessions to Help You Build and Enrich Your Skills

Attendees will hear from the Alexa voice design education team, solution architects, and members of the developer community. The conference will dive deep into four tracks covering core skill-building areas, including:

  • Design: Learn how to create focused, natural, and engaging Alexa skills. Sessions will cover building for voice vs. the screen, voice games, personalization, and writing engaging dialogs.
  • Tools: Explore the best tools to help you build, deploy, edit, and test Alexa skills. Sessions will cover how to get the most out of the Alexa Developer Console, testing best practices, and more.
  • Monetization: Discover how to make money with your Alexa skills and establish a voice business. Sessions will cover technical implementation for in-skill purchasing and offer code deep dives to walk you through how you monetize your skill. 
  • Multimodal: Learn how to design visually rich voice-first experiences for Alexa-enabled devices with screens. Sessions will show you how to use the Alexa Presentation Language and showcase real-world examples of engaging multimodal skills.

More than 20 speakers will deliver 18 unique sessions across these four tracks, providing technical depth, industry insights, and code deep dives. During the conference, you’ll get to chat with Alexa skill-building experts and get your business and technical questions answered. View the full agenda and register here. 

Register Now for Alexa Live

There’s something for everyone at Alexa Live—from UX designers and content creators to advanced programmers and voice design experts. Register to join us on May 2. When you register, you’ll also get access to whitepapers, session recordings, code samples, and case studies to educate and inspire. Register now.

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